God above

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1. God above,
So far away:
Please help me through
Each weary day.

2. God, beside me,
Though unseen:
Forgive my sins,
And wash me clean.

3. God within,
So very near:
Please help me bear
Each pain and fear.

4. God beneath,
So great, so just:
Remember
I am only dust.

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References

1. God sits above the circle of the earth. The people below seem like grasshoppers to him! (Isaiah 40:22; NLT).

My Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine (Matthew 26:39; NLT).

2. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me (Psalm 23:4; NLT).

Forgive all my sins (Psalm 25:18; NLT).

Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow (Psalm 51:7; NLT).

3. We are the temple of the living God. As God said: “I will live in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they will be my people (2 Corinthians 6:16; NLT).

Christ lives within you (Romans 8:10; NLT).

The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you (Romans 8:11; NLT).

What great nation has a god as near to them as the Lord our God is near to us whenever we call on him? (Deuteronomy 4:7; NLT).

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light (Matthew 11:28-30; KJV).

4. There is […] one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all (Ephesians 4:4-6; NIV).

God is great! (Psalm 70:4; NLT).

He is the Rock; his deeds are perfect. Everything he does is just and fair. He is a faithful God who does no wrong; how just and upright he is (Deuteronomy 32:4; NLT).

The Lord is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. For he knows how weak we are; he remembers we are only dust (Psalm 103:13-14; NLT).

Whatever you want

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Should we accept only good things from the hand of God,
and never anything bad? (Job 2:10; NLT).

1. However you want me to be, Lord,
I will be.

2. Whatever you want me to know, Lord,
I will know.

3. Whatever you want me to do, Lord,
I will do.

4. Wherever you want me to go, Lord,
I will go.

5. However you want me to live, Lord,
I will live.

6. Whatever you want me to try, Lord,
I will try.

7. Whatever you want me to bear, Lord,
I will bear.

8. And however you want me to die, Lord,
I will die.

 


References

1. You will be my people (Leviticus 26:12; NLT).

2. All I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely (1 Corinthians 13:12; NLT).

3. His mother told the servants, “Do whatever he tells you” (John 2:5; NLT).

4. Here I am. Send me (Isaiah 6:8; NLT).

5. Foxes have dens to live in, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place even to lay his head (Matthew 8:20; NLT).

6. Always try to do good to each other and to all people (1 Thessalonians 5:15; NLT).

When you are on your way to court with your accuser, try to settle the matter before you get there (Luke 12:58; NLT).

7. If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine (Matthew 26:39; NLT).

Then he said to the crowd, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross daily, and follow me (Luke 9:23; NLT).

I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong (2 Corinthians 12:10; KJV).

8. Our lives are in his hands (Psalm 66:9; NLT).

When you take away their breath, they die and turn again to dust (Psalm 104:30; NLT).

The Lord gives both life and death (1 Samuel 2:6; NLT).